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The Center for Puerto Rican Studies
invites you to
Diasporas in Progress: A Celebration of two books

latinos in new england puerto rican diaspora

Wednesday, November 29th
6:30 – 8:00 pm

Hunter College
68th Street and Lexington Avenue
Faculty Dining Room, West 8th Floor

Linda Delgado, Board Member, National Association of Ethnic Studies

Carmen Teresa Whalen, Williams College,
Co-editor of
The Puerto Rican Diaspora: Historical Perspectives

Andres Torres, Researcher
Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos, Editor of
Latinos in New England

For updated information on Centro Events visit us @ www.centropr.org
or call: 212-772-5714

Reception for Marcos Dimas at Centro Gallery


At the Center for Puerto Rican Studies
Hunter College

Presents Works by:
Curated by Jose Vidal

March 6 to April 7, 2006
Reception on March 23, 6-8 PM

Gallery is open
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9AM – 5PM
Tuesday 9AM – 8PM
Friday and Saturday 12PM – 6PM

Centro Gallery is located on the third floor of the East Building at Hunter College, corner of 68th Street and Lexington Avenue.


Centro Exhibition on PR Parade 2007

Hunter College

Centro Gallery at Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños
Hunter College, CUNY presents:

Puerto Rican Fiestas:
A Salute to the Puerto Rican National Day Parade 2007
Curated by Pedro Juan Hernández

Friday, May 25 to Friday, August 3

Gallery Hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday & Saturday, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information: www.centropr.org

Two “enmascarados” from Hatillo, a Ponce Carnival mask and a Statue of Liberty mask

Costume designed by Zaida Cintrón
Costume Courtesy of Vicente Rodríguez

For more information on Centro Events, please visit
http://centropr.org/events/index.html or call (212) 772-5714.

CENTRO Calendar of Events- Fall 2008

September 18, 2008

Playing America’s Game

A roundtable discussion of Latinos in baseball focused on historical and
contemporary issues about race, place, and identity for Afro-Latinos with Prof.
Adrian Burgos, University of Illinois and Bernardo Ruiz from Quiet Pictures and
winner of the 2008 NCLR ALMA Award(R) for Outstanding Made-for-Television
Documentary on Roberto Clemente
6:30-8:00 pm
Faculty Dining Room- Hunter College West Building 8th Floor

September 25, 2008
Welcoming Event: In pursuit of Puerto Rican Studies
New Centro Director Edwin Meléndez opens a community dialogue about the current
challenges and opportunities in Puerto Rican Studies and shares his vision on
Centro’s role in the process.
Lang Theater- Hunter College North Building 4th Floor

October 16, 2008
Book Presentation: (in Spanish)
Mirada de Doble Filo con Ana Lydia Vega and Magali Garcia Ramis
Moderador: Pedro Lopez Adorno, Hunter College

Un libro de ensayos con temas tan variados como los huracanes, la guerra, el
reguetón, las elecciones, el matrimonio gay, la violencia doméstica, las fiestas
criollas, los desastres ambientales, los símbolos nacionales, y hasta los ritos
fúnebres de la sociedad puertorriqueña contemporánea.

Faculty Dining Room- Hunter College West Building 8th Floor
6:30-8:00 pm Co-Auspiciado por Editorial UPR